Gallery hosting Rhode Island Scholastic Art Awards exhibit

For the fifth consecutive year, the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery is hosting the Rhode Island Scholastic Art Awards exhibit, an extraordinary survey of the best young talent working in middle and high school art programs across the state of Rhode Island.

This annual show features more than 100 outstanding examples of student work in drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, sculpture and design.

The exhibit will run from Jan. 21 through Feb. 2. The University community and the general public are invited to attend the award ceremony and the opening reception for the artists on Sunday, Jan. 26. The award ceremony will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Bazarsky Lecture Hall, while the reception will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30-5 p.m. in the gallery.

The gallery is handicap accessible with parking along Lawrence and Leroy avenues. Its exhibits are open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The gallery is closed on Mondays.

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